PD Highlights - February 22, 2022

Professional Development

Additional PD highlights are posted to the PD Blog at https://www.wtulocal6.net/pdblog


WTU Professional Learning - SPRING 2022 Course Offerings

Sign up now HERE for amazing, engaging, and informative virtual spring professional development with the WTU including these upcoming classes (1 FREE class for new WTU members):

FREE WTU Workshops starting soon:


Learn more and Register for all classes HERE.


Read about AFT National trainer & WTU Teacher Leader Donald Thompson Jr.'s MindPrint action research project Case Study: Teacher Engagement for Formative Assessment

Click here: https://mindprintlearning.com/case-studies/teacher-engagement


Wellness Series with Aetna (all sessions are virtual @ 7:00pm-8:00pm)

Each session below is a one-hour “gift of self-care” with unique perspectives and tools. Participants will find value in attending one, a few, or all the sessions to support yourself in creating a robust practice of Self Care. Use this link to register for all or some of the four sessions: https://artofliving.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYkf-mgrD0qEtfZQOKQy_UwiRpBfShnBeLC

  • March 2 - Energy and Breath: Powerful Tools to Increase Your Resilience
  • April 6 - Supporting Your Mental Health and Preventing Burnout
  • May 4 - Making the Impossible, Possible - Setting and Achieving Your Goals
  • June 8 - Courageous Conversations: Healing Conversations about Systemic Racism


Math Alliance Updates

MSRI Critical Issues in Mathematics Education workshop March 16-18, 2022, https://www.msri.org/workshops/1028, Initiating, Sustaining, and Researching Mathematics Department Transformation of Introductory Courses for STEM Majors.

Reminder: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), call for applications for the Mathematics Teacher Learning and Teaching Fellows Program - due March 1, 2022. The MTLT Fellows Program consists of a series of training sessions that guide new journal authors in developing a manuscript for journal submission, receiving and responding to feedback on a manuscript draft (s), and submitting a vetted manuscript for potential publication in MTLT.  The primary goal of the program is to support teachers and educators who have presented at an NCTM annual meeting or state conference and who wish to contribute an article to MTLT but have not published in a journal before. 

How to apply:

Email your application for the MTLT Fellows Program to [email protected]

An application consists of the following: A letter describing the meeting at which you presented and the meeting date; your presentation’s title and a short summary of hte main highlights; and a short explanation of your interest in the fellows program; and the slide deck of your presentation. If the file is too large for email (>10mb), please contact [email protected] for Dropbox information. 


Reminder: American Education Research Association Annual Meeting, “Cultivating Equitable Education Systems for the 21st Century”, April 21-26, 2022 San Diego, CA and virtual components - to register: https://www.aera.net/Events-Meetings/Annual-Meeting

Video by AERA President, Dr. Na’ilah Suad Nasir, explaining the theme of the 2022 annual meeting: https://youtu.be/fgiYB4DiLz4

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